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monday at 7:00 and tucker barnes is in for tony this week with the forecast. >> thank you very much. we have some wild weather off to the south and east this morning. the showers and thunderstorms continue and now crossing the bay. and s go right to hd radar show you the shower that's continue a -- showers that continue across the area. h . dwersho we n delwa and they to ush p uentto push off to the east and ortheast. a fewewinstene intense cells a agt e,onace tonage, nother round of showers. the trend around here will e beb to introduce more sunshine later on this afternoon. so waking up with partly sunny skies and we should be dry around here this afternoon. 73 degrees at reagan national. humidity is better. 71%. dew point in the low 60s. so the air more comfortable than the weekend. our winds out of the north and st at 6 miles per hour. here is a look at your forecast and i'll be back with more details and look at the radar coming up. mostly sunny 6 afternoon. the possibility of an early ny shower or thunderstorm particularly to the south and east. high erpemature about 87 degrees.
and humid in the forecast today. >> the three of them like to hang out together. and tucker barnes has that and the latest on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. got the update now. ximum windof 100 miles per hour and up over 105 with gusts and notice the eye is getting bigger by the hour. so the storm will continue to in tensefy, that's its forecast as thwiwater temperatures here off to the west and north and west are much warmer than they are currently. so it looks like this could be a major hurricane over the next upcoupof hours -- or the next couple of day at r. talk aboulocal wehe lweocal weather. we ah azyahot and humid. there you go. clouds out to e west. there is a cold front out there. the remnants of claudette yesterday are working into the mix. so we'll have the possibility of some scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast later today. temperatures getting hot. 85 degrees at reagan national. humidity 61%. winds out of the south and east at 5 miles per hour. count on the hazy, hot and humid conditions to continue this afternoon. we'll go with partial sunshine an
bill is now a category four storm. we'll get the latest track from tucker. >>> we know the vaccine is on its way. we know what schools plan to do. the question is how will your boss handle a swine flu outbreak in new guideline are out today. we'll run through them as fox 5 morning news continues at 6:00 right now. >>> we're glad you could join us for fox 5 morning ne. ws a live look outside right now. i'm he gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. one group of local residents with clean-up ahead of them. take a look at this damage from overnight. a large tree branch fell through the roof of the penn southern apartment homes in capitol heights. at the spite the inconvenience, nobody was hurt. >> i guess some areas did have storms yesterday. >> i certainly did. i had a lot of thunder and lightning last night and very heav rain as it moved through about 8:00 last night. rain across the . area. i want to show everybody hurricane bill. it is now a category four hurricane. it has gusts to 150. the scale only goes to five so this is almost as strong as they get
. >> in fact, you might need to keep it handy all weekend. that's what tucker tells us. the clouds are starting to thicken up out there. >> it will feel like rain. we have rain on our doorstep, down toward fredericksberg and we . mo have a food watch. let's get to the radar. the rain showers are not too far ay g 'sinndeparou s and we're p ickng up rain showers and some of that shower activity looks to be hevy down to the southowd ar95nd 9waldorf and fredericksberg. that's pushing up to the north and northeast over the last 20 minutes to seal see ur fi in during the next few hours and thunderstorms too lo all of hrain now developing ofd tosouth an west. that's headed in our direction as wa w aveh big plume of tropical moisture being pulled up from the south. so it is -- there is a potential we could see strong thunderstorms later today and that could induce some briefly heavy rainfall amots. by that i mean 1-2 inches of rain is possible. so because of that, we have a flash flood watch here in the district for much of maryland and portions of virginia as well. all of those counties in green unde
surf. >> let's check in with tucker barnes and see if it's good to head to bethany. >> you can see it's showing signs of upper level winds. i'll have more taildes deon dan nwh and where it may track over the next t abaninouh4 wa . shon gt washington weathe it will be summery out there with sunshine and the possibility of a few scattered showers d outhunderstorms. genleal clyar cskies at ts hi hour. off to the north and west acss pennsylvania, we have cloud cover. some showers will fade down into the washington area as a weak cold front moves through during the course of the day. can't rule out the possibility that you might see a scattered shower or thunderstorm this afternoon. temperatures, we're finally cooling off. reagan national, down to 73 degrees. if you can call that cool. 67 in dulles. and bwi marshall is 71. here is a ok at forecast and partly cloudy skies. the possibility you might encountered a scattered shower or thunderstorm. high temperature about 89 degrees. it will be more humid as well. i'll be back in a couple of minutes with another look at danny. let's get to on-
. and we turn our attention to tucker barnes and what is going on with danny. > we've had a lot going on. h adwe unththrstorms overnight and wor flooding overnight in baltimore. and we're starting with clouds d humidity and the hpotential of more halfy rain here in washington. not danny related buyou can see the cloud cover across the washington area. s st ff to the south an wntords wathe carolinas, the rain showers. all of that energy is pushing in our direction as an upper a. el lopu shw eso inurr w and because of that, the potential of showers and heavy thunderstorms this afternoon, the national weather service about an hour ago issued a flash flood watch. this goes into affect at 2:00 this noon for the counties in green. and that would include downtown washington and baltimore. so be ready here. the potential is to e 2 1-1- inches of rain in a single thunderstorm over the course of 15 minutes to half an hour if the storms get going later. 74 degrees. humidity at 85%. it feels tropical and feels like rain. and nature will deliver later this afternoon. so be ready. showers and thunderst
there this morning. so can we expect more storms. >> and what is the latest on hurricane bill? tucker is here to talk that. >> we're hot and too maniy out -- hot and steamy out there. still a very powerful category hurricane with bill and gusts to about 150. it will remain very intense offr to the d west. i'll have more on bill in a s sh ts.tet let's shift to our forecast. there are clouds out to the west and a very ts op icraialr ma tharhso theae eri er is a chance you'll see cattered showers and thunderstorms fire up again later today. much like yesterday. that sunshine is going to help aid in the shower e activity later today. 86 degrees right now. the humidity is 57%. winds out of the east at 3 miles per hour. here is a look at your forecast. and again, a little cooler than yesterday because we'll have more clouds. plenty of clouds out there by afteron. scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms return. high temperature of about 90 degrees. i'll be back in a couple of minutes with more details on forecast. allison, back to you. >>> d.c. police need your help in solving a murder mystery. the ow
not be a bad idea to grab your umbrella. >> tucker barnes joins us with a look at the forecast and a update on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. and we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast this aftnoon. and plenty of midity. let's get righ a i . tydi let's get right to i theet in t t he afternoon, you could ershe t s s er fashs noow-- showers s tno r offoward western d mndalary lan closer. 'rg tt so we have the leading of edge m llwie ovy ati will move hesp moi red anth re and i think we'll understorms firing an msunorint firdeg up later today. temperatures right now, we are warming up. we're currently in the 80s. let's take a look at the temperatures. 88 degrees right now. humidity 59%. saving grace is the wind, out of the south and west at 13 miles per hour. here is a look at the remainder of the day. partial sunshine and partly cloudy with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the forecast and some could be with very favy rain. and let's go to hurricane bill and we'll give you the latest because i'm giving an update. still a category three hurricane, maxi
a sign of things to come. tucker barnes joins us with more on what we can expect this afternoon as far as heat. >> well i have an update. it's no longer 77, it's now 83 at reagan national. we'll be in the low 90s this afternoon. and we'll see humidity in there as well. so a summery afternoon. dog days of august are here. 83 at reagan national. dulles, 84, bwi marshall 82. so it's a hot and sweaty morning. i guess the good news in the forecast is we're not expecting much in the way of shower or thunderstorm activitivas hings should remain quiet ouast there there is a look at your satellite radar. a frontal sf teofm tcohe t as and that's responsible for the cloud cover and light showers well t snd aths eat lltho ou s th and east n a big thunderndem complex out to west. i think later today we'll see some clouds from the thunderstorm complex move in here. so there might be a little bit of high-level cloudiness but that's the worst of the forecast as the showers and thunderstorms should hold off for one more day. mostly sunny, a hot afternoon. a 92 expected here in washington. so plan acco
. but the humidity is down. so that helps. >> that's a good thing. >> tucker is here with whether the humidity will stay low. >> it will stay low for sure. the forecast couldn't be better. a lot of sunshine across the region and mostly sunny skies with high temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. nice. nice. starting with a lk t a satellite radar. and across the area on our ew system, you can see quiet conditionsut here as we continue to see lots of bright sunshine. high pressure is moving in from the north ndweasst. and notice out toward west virginia and eastern ohio, there is nothing happening. so this will be a beautiful afternoon. should mostly sunny throughout the day and again no shower or thunderstorm activity in the forecast for the remainder of our day today. we are warming up out there. warm temperatures. 81 at reagan national. humidity is 50%. winds are out of the north, they were earlier, 5-10. currently out of the north at 5 miles per hour. and mostly sunny skies, a pleasant afternoon, high temperature about 88 degrees. our average daytime high now is 85 so warmer than that. and
going to influence the weather and tucker is here with the details. >> thank you very much. danny will definitely play a part in hoour weekend forecast. we'll have to watch it very carefully. let's start with danny. we just got an update and maximum winds are 60 miles per hour. the national hurricane center will send in a plane to the storm. you can see it's looking more impressive on our satellite presentation. a plane will go in there to take a look but it looks like it is intensifying. they feel it is better organized and likely to become a minimal hurricane as it tracks off to the northwest over the next couple of days. will it play a part in our weather? i'll have more details on that coming up. but let's look at his afternoon first. we have some lonecdiuss out there associated with a weak cold front, stretching from the north into pennsylvania. there is a couple of light showers that might snedi in here this afternoon so we can't rule out the possibility of a scattered shower or san isolat thunderstorm later this afternoon. 83 degrees right now. humidity 54%. pressure 30.
. this is most popular segment in local television. tucker barnes an i put our big geeky weather heads together to answer your most pressing questions. today's question is from troy fairette. that is like a football player. >> old movie star too. >> he could be a reporter. let's go to troy garrett. he says while he was on a flight, pilot anumbered that the outside air temperature was minus 50 degrees while the ground temperature was 75 degrees. we were trying at an altitude of 30,000 feet. why is the temperature so cold up there and warmer on the ground espare closer to the sun when flying? >> sounded like it was going to be who gets there first questions swra i thought it would be a math question which we wouldn't have used it. you could have answered it. that is a great question. you would think the closer to the sun, you're 30,000 feet above the surface of the earth, it will be warmer. no, the high are up you go, the colder it gets. remember, space is cold. why is that so? let's go to science man tucker barnes for the answer. >> good question though. >> it's great question. >> the next time
. is the rain over and can we expect maybe a little bit of sun this afternoon? tucker barnes joining us with the answers. >> cool temperatures, too temperatures in the low 70s. hard to believe it's early august out there. might see a little sunshine later this afternoon, particularly off to the north and west as most of the rain showers have pushed to the east. i'wllho s u yoexactly what's happening. se'lo a c ase up. you can see in washington things are quieting down. still a cpl the north and er the north and anda a few more towards annapolis. for the most part i think the asherowctitany erd the thunderstorms are quiet down. t'to quiet down. let's go to the bigger picture. let's go to the satellite radar. het can e et mseofos s ill up to the us ehs nd at onds twardndnew hipupng waand pushing up towardersow uthann neglend. glwe have an area of low pressure off to the south. that's been responsible for the morning showers. it will drag out to sea. it will take with it the showers and eventually the clouds. there is some possibility you'll see a little bit of sunshine by mid- to late
to that story. >>> all right, tucker. >> we're ushering in the fall in a mellow way. >> well, it's cloudy and the temperatures are cool and we have summer to talk about and we're going to the tropics. >> i'm wearing the fall to -- the brown to say, fall you,'re here. >> it's the color of fall, right. >> well, it seems l. it . ouaba tropical t a disturbance. it could be erica and it's, watch it here. it's begining to look more and more impressive. the hurricane center hasn't upgraded it yet, but it could be a tropical depression at any time and with erica, moving to the ndsat northwest, we'll have to watch it and the path would normally take it here and porto rico by the end of the week. by the way, the peak hurricane season is in nine days. we're glotia cngse co setthe t of the hurricane season. we're at 65 degrees at reagan national and the humidity at 59% and wthe north at have miles per hour. -- 14 miles per hour. we have the light shower here getting echoes out here. w and it's iisghlr hot weo list hower on wayt ayto school and work, it won't last. a ips ee ast rea of shower east
at that in the 8:00 hour. >> and now i promised everybody tucker barnes. >>> what a beautiful morning and sunshine across the area. and today should be a picture- perfect day. a lot of sunshine expected. we're not expecting a shower or thunderstorm activity today. let's get to the satellite radar and show you what is going on ndyou anou see a whole lot of nothing. clouds off the coast and some shower activity off of the carolinas, but that's about it. ahigh ly sunny day as pressure builds ifrom the north and west. even though the temperatures will be warm, it will be comfortable because the humidity will stay at bay for another day. currently 69 degrees. temperatures jumped one degree in the past hour. and winds out of the north and you're pressure is up. mostly sunny skies expected and again, applies on the -- a pleasant afternoon with temperatures in the upper 80s which is where it should be this time of year. we'll have more information on the weather and look at the tropics coming up. let's get to julie wright with the latest on our fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> it's busy after university boulev
will need a new place to stay but the good news is no one was hurt. >>> we'll check in with tucker now. and the good news for bill is he's anti-social. >> he doesn't like land. he's become powerful overnight. maximum winds of 130 miles per hour and gusts to 150 miles per hour. category four at 60 miles per hour. and this storm likely to remain very intense over the next couple of days ave llrei informion on lbi coming up in a few minutes. s letcst' oh wieaurto. th w wed ans have some ormsofst o own move through ovd thundersto generally the ffeoac. stth there is still a few lingering showers toward ocean city, and toward the beaches. wake up morning will sunny here but the clouds quickly move in and we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast this afternoon. temperatures, you're not going to believe this, it's still in the upper s. 77 degrees at reagan national. humidity is way up there, 82%. it is going to be very tropical around here today and very humid throughout the day and i suggest you bring along an umbrella as we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast.
want to give you a look at the weather. >>> tucker barns is here. >> well, good morning, we had a beautiful start to the day and we'll have a will the of sunshine today. no showers and thunderstorms. it will be hot though. wevel ig in the low 90s. e'and take a look at the dara t. conditions and we should have a nice sunrise. over the next few hours, quwe'w see the mo hsphereeang up quick little and clouds off to the north and west and they won't impact us in the way of showers and thunderstorms. that will be here tomorrow as a cold front moves from the north and west. let's look at the current temperatures, 71 at reagan national and 70 at bullless and vwi has a temperature at 69 degrees. we'll have details on the tropics coming up also. we'll look at the traffic now with julie. >>> if you're traveling northbound, that's where the wreck was north of the boulevard from germ mantown to clarksburg and traffic's squeezing by, single file to the right. we have a lot of traffic heading to the accident seen. we're looking at the camera and people coming here are getting around the curve
and tucker. saw a chance -- you have a chance to say hello to tony, tucker and holly this weekend at eastern mark net saturday from 10:00 until 1:00 get out there and say hello and tony will say hello back. >> yes i will. i always do. >> to meet the team, thell be out there chatting it up with everybody. julie are going to be out there to hang out with the gang. >> i'm going to be the first one in line saying tony. >> and tony is like that's a different greeting from what? >> you're right. >> and they do sell food at eastern market so it's a good lunch for you. >> i am leaving right now, i'll see you on saturday. >> julie, you're saying tony never buys you lunch, this is your chance. get in there now. >> you can come on out and i'll buy you lunch. >> you can get out there and say tony, pay up. >> and at 10:00 on saturday morning i'm there. out on the roads, lanes are open on top stretch leaving college park toward 270. the busy ride is on the west side from the springfield interchange. this traffic merging on 95 northbound toward 66. the problem is two separate accidents. the first at bradd
and samuel tucker go back today. as well as seven elementary schools in fairfax county. other schools start next month. >> that's way early! >>> got to say, way early! i wouldn't be happy. >> yeah, true. >> now, we have to get on a schedule. it's sweet having a modified schedule >> well, got to do it. >> what do you want to know about? >>> well, is it going to be as muggy. >> well, we'll get a little bit of a break. it will feel a little bit better today. >> will there be snow. >> thank you for the softball question, i can say that with authority, no snow. >>> yesterday, we had rain. we'll tell you how much. 4/10. dollies -- 2 v. 10th of an inch. no rain for us today. we have a little bit of rain in central portions of virginia happening there. current temperatures around the area. 73 in the district and 72 in baltimore and frederick, maryland at 68 degrees. winchester, virginia at 72 degrees. forecast for washington today, mostly sunny and less humid and warm and high about 89 degrees. then, for tonight, 70 degrees. that's lower than we've seen lately. partly cloudy and a mild night. fived
meteorological organize and i a big change occurred in 1979. i remember this. >> tucker, do you remember this? >> absolutely. i was just a littlguy. at first, all the storm were named after women because traditionally, most meteorologys were probably males an they would name ships after women so they name the storms after women. and in the late 70s, there was the women's movement and they decided maybe they need to name it after men and women because it was sort of looking down. >> equal opportunity. >> i see tony over here biting his tongue. >> because to be honest, there was some sexist thinking. there were some who thought these storms are temperamental like a woman. we have a list of this year's storms. take a look. >> we are new claudette. we are three storms in. >> the next one is danny. the name repeat every six years. >> i was going to ask that. >> yes, they do. however, as i believe you all know this too, if there is a storm that is particularly deadly or costly,that name is retired and a new name is inserted. so we will not have another tropical storm or hurricane andrew, camille or
to necessarily -- >> plus tucker are's home movies. >> we do watch cartoons. >> to be honest it is a very stressful job. so with we get the chance during the break, we do watch cartoons. my favorite cartoon and of a been influenced by my son, connor, spongebob squarepants. watch them all the time. love that. so during the commercial break, we take the screens down and my monitor is on spongebob. >> i like to go with the cartoons. i usually go with scooby-doo. the windy banter between shaggy and scooby is memorable. i've always had the hots for thelma, got to be honest. >> really? >> she does something for me, that redhead. i am a scooby-doo fan. i know steve and allison didn't get a chance it pick out their cartoons so we did it for them. steve, we know what you watch. >> another class you can. >> thunder cat. >> you know me so well. >> he loves the mix of action and felines. >> and allison, we couldn't forget about you. >> thank you. >> what does allison watch? >> oh, your favorite. the smurfs. >> oh, yeah. >> and all these machine and just smurfette. that is why we blur them out. >> no
't look like anything will come together any time soon. and tucker barnes pointed out there was another year where it was really late before anything happened iat'92 and the first edorm was hurricane andrew. and i'm not saying that will happen this year. so take a look at the eastern satellite radar. vedslit oa some clouds over us. no precipitation this morning y dacoe sewd ule r we could see s cold front in a out to the west that s tracks it's way in. seu ate can the front where the showers are aligned and now we'll go to the surface map and you'll see the front matching. it's a cold front with very warm air here. moist, humid air. cold front moves in. allison, you know what happens when that happens. >> yep. you tell us. >> stormy conditions. thank you for thletting me do i stormy conditions. here is your five-day forecast. high today of about 90 degrees. showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. tomorrow, lingering showers are possible. but a more comfortable day, 83. friday will be nice and the weekend will be hot. there's a look at the weather. thanks, tony. >>> it is n
. or was it just the soundtrack. we'll leave that one to tucker. but all good movies. these are the movies that you hate to see they're not top releases but any saturday or sunday afternoon if you're flippg around, you'll find them. >> we'll be watching them this weekend, you're right. >>> switching gears, we're have two weather men for the price of one. what is happening this weekend? >> because there is a lot happening. we'll start witda in the weetoend as we see changes coming. t rsf fioall, current stepped outside, 65 degrees. egs great outside rig 66 a66esllredut es. leab fo d drees at dulles airport. 62 in abaltimore. so we have cool air in place. and in dfreerick, maryland, it's 59 degrees at this hour. and let's look at the satellite radar. what we're seeing here is there are nothing going on. there are some clouds but no precipitation and nor do we expect to see any precipitation today. w on tnd wrekeee, we do kehave me changes coming for the weekend. and the main change is heat. some real summertime heat will work it's way in here over the course of the weekend. there is your high press
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